(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 10, 2020 US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, speaks to the media following the weekly Senate Republican lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell on January 13, 2021 did not rule out voting to convict President Donald Trump as he was being impeached by the House of Representatives. / AFP / SAUL LOEB
US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, speaks to the media following the weekly Senate Republican lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington. AFP Photo

US Republican Party in crisis as Donald Trump faces impeachment


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